30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Color of the Chameleon Bulgaria 2012 | 112 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2013

Emil Christov

Emil Christov (*1956) studied photography and camera in Sofia. He worked as cameraman on films and music videos and in advertising. The Color of the Chameleon is his directorial debut.

rated for 0 + years
Bulgaria 1989. Batko Stamenov is recruited as an informer by the secret police. The young man is perfect for the job: he is devious, a brilliant liar and has no scruples. Batko is given the task of spying on a group of students who are working on the pseudo-philosophical novel Zincograph, which tells the story of a man who is a good citizen by day, but at night the head of a spy network. When Batko is fired for something trivial, he uses the book as an inspiration to found a spy network to take revenge on the government. A wonderfully surreal spy farce, with a main character at least as talented as Mr. Ripley.

Screening on 28.09. in attendance of:
Emil Christov (Director), Samuel Finzi (Cast)
Original title: Tsvetat na Hameleona
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Bulgarian
Section: Eurovisuell
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Emil Christov
Screenplay: Vladislav Todorov
Cast: Ruscen Vidinliev, Irena Milyankova, Rousy Chanev, Deyan Donkov, Samuel Finzi
Producer: Bouriana Zakharieva, Vladislav Todorov
Director of Photography: Krum Rodriguez
Music: Nikolay Madzharov
Production Design: Prolet Spasova
Editor: Alexander Etimov
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: Peripeteia Films, Nu Boyana, Bulgarian National Television, Restart


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